Catalina Island, California Cruise Port


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Unless you book an excursion theres nothing to do.

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About Catalina Island, California

Catalina Island is only 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles, but it seems a world away. Stroll the quaint streets of Avalon and explore the adventurous village of Two Harbors. Hike past grazing buffalo and dive into crystal clear water brimming with life. You'll have a great time no matter what you choose to do.

What people said about this port:

"rent a golf cart and drive around myself as opposed to going on a guided tour." in 90 reviews.

"the glass bottom boat tour booth is right on the deck and they are half..." in 30 reviews.

"Probably should have taken the glass bottom boat tour." in 9 reviews.

574 reviews and tips of Catalina Island, California

Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Family (young children)

2-3 cruises

Taking a tour with the golf cart on your own is the way to go. We booked our cart online and got 3 hours for the price of 2. We had plenty of time to explore all that we wanted to.

Visited: Sep 25, 2016

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Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:

4-6 cruises

We attended the Behind the Scenes tour of the Catalina Casino. This was pretty cool, and I'd recommend it if you enjoy beautiful old buildings with a lot of history. This wasn't a purchased shore excursion, the $26 tour is an easy walk from the tender dock.

Visited: Nov 16, 2015

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Contributor Level: Purser

My family and I loved exploring the Island with the golf cart we rented! It is a beautiful island with so much to see. We enjoyed lunch at the Lobster Trap, and checking out the local shops. I highly recommend this port.

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